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  • Noun

felicity

fi-LIS-i-tee

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Donna’s and Don’s wedding was a day of cheerful, joyous felicity for the whole family. Guests gathered, filled with wishes of happiness or felicity for the couple. The celebration, filled with bliss, delight, good spirits, and felicity, lasted until dawn; the couple, however, had left around midnight.

Quiz: What is felicity?

  • Happiness and blissfulness.
  • A grand new start in life.
  • A wedding that gets off to a great beginning.

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Feminine Simplicity For some women, shopping is an act of simplicity that leads towards feminine felicity.

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  • Take hold lightly; let go lightly. This is one of the great secrets of felicity in love. — Spanish Proverb Spanish proverb
  • Hofstra coach Tom Pecora checked in Monday, to marvel over the air at the felicity of Hehn’s game-winner — 'that a 6-5 lefty made a shot to send a 6-5 lefty to the tournament.' —Sports Illustrated
  • There was felicity in that characterization, as LeMond went on to become the greatest stateside salesman for the world’s most sprawling sports event. —Sports Illustrated
  • That felicity is what the Taoists are on about but I think the old Buddhists know the way, they didn’t get distracted by magic. —Newsvine

Word Ingredients
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felic happy, lucky
-ity state or quality

Felicity is the “state or quality” of being “happy or lucky.”

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Word Variants
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felicitous adj suitable; fortunate
infelicitous adj unsuitable; unfortunate